Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global)

Durham (County) (GB)
06 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global)

Durham University

Vice-Chancellor's Office


Grade 10 - The salary for this role is £130,000 and may be higher depending upon experience 

Durham is a very special university. It pursues academic excellence and has a long history of providing a world class education and student experience, and of conducting world-leading research. Consistently ranked as one of the world’s top universities, Durham provides a unique environment for both staff and students within a distinctive collegiate environment.

Internationalisation is one of the key priority areas in the new University Strategy, with a focus on increasing Durham’s global profile and developing strategic partnerships and collaborations in research and education with peer institutions internationally.

The University seeks to appoint a Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global) to lead and deliver Durham’s international agenda. A member of the University Executive Committee and reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Professor Stuart Corbridge, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global) will be responsible for shaping and refining the University’s international strategy, building meaningful partnerships globally and strengthening the University’s profile on the international stage.

Candidates should have demonstrable experience of the successful leadership of an international portfolio within or without the higher education sector. The appointee will have experience in building and cultivating strong international collaborations with external stakeholders, and will have to demonstrate their ability to further build the University’s international profile. Able to inspire, lead and motivate, s/he will have a strong intellect, and excellent interpersonal skills in order to act as an ambassador for the University and to promote it as a place of international repute in which to study, research and work.  The salary for this role is £130k and may be higher depending on experience.

For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply please visit www.perrettlaver.com/candidates  quoting reference 2934. The deadline for applications is Friday 31st March 2017.